Chickpea-stuffed shells

Ingredients
  • 18 jumbo pasta shells
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 15-ounce carton ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 28-ounce jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cook pasta shells.
  3. Process chickpeas and egg in food processor until smooth. Add ricotta, parsley, Parmesan, onion, and garlic. Process until smooth.
  4. Pour 1 1/4 cups sauce in a 9x13" baking dish.
  5. Stuff shells with chickpeas. Place in pan. 
  6. Spread with remaining sauce. Bake for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5-10 minutes longer.

Serves 6.


(Adapted from this recipe.)